AtlantiCare Announces First Patient Has Tested Positive for COVID-19
A patient at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center - Mainland has tested positive for COVID-19.
A statement released Friday reads,
We are bound by patient confidentiality and cannot provide additional details at this time.
AtlantiCare continues to take all necessary precautions to reduce the spread of the virus and ensure the safety of our patients and their families, our staff and providers, and our community. This includes following the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) in caring for patients.
We continue to ask that before visiting any medical setting for symptoms of flu, flu-like illnesses, or coronavirus, members of our community call their primary care provider, pediatrician, or urgent care provider for direction, and that they follow all CDC and NJ DOH guidelines for preventing the spread of coronavirus.